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A to Z List of essential oils

Essential oils are the concentrated aroma oils extracted from herbs and plants. They are extracted from the flowers, fruits, roots, bark and leaves and have certain distinctive qualities They are usually prepared by fragrance extraction techniques such as distillation, cold pressing, or solvent extraction. Though there are more the 200 variants of essential oils few could be used in perfumery. The below is a the A to Z list of the common essential oils used in perfumery.


Essential oils


A

Amyris

Angelica

Anise


B

Balsam, Peru

Basil

Bay

Bay Laurel

Benzoin

Bergamot

Boronia


C

Cajuput

Camphor

Cardamom

Carrot Seed

Cedarwood

Chamomile, Roman

Cinnamon

Citronella

Clary Sage

Clove

Coriander

Cypress


D

Dill


E

Elemi

Eucalyptus


F

Fir Needle

Frankincense


G

Galbanum

Geranium

Grapefruit


H

Helichrysum

Honeysuckle

Hyssop


J

Jasmine

Juniper Berry


K

Kanuka


L

Lavender

Lemon

Lemongrass

Linden Blossom


M

Manuka

Myrrh


N

Neroli

Niaouli

Nutmeg


O

Oakmoss

Orange


P

Palmarosa

Parsley

Patchouli

Peppermint

Petitgrain

Pine


R

Ravensara

Rose

Rosemary


S

Sandalwood

Spearmint

Spikenard

Spruce


T

Tagetes

Tangerine

Tea Tree

Thyme

Turmeric


V

Vanilla

Vetiver

Violet Leaf


Y

Yarrow

Ylang Ylang


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